Faculty

Susan E. Short

Director of the PSTC | Sociology

Family, Gender, Inequality, Reproductive health

Zhenchao Qian

Associate Director of the PSTC | Sociology

Family demography, Immigration, Race and ethnicity, Social Inequality

Anna Aizer

Economics

Child health, Child support, Domestic violence, Medicaid, Poverty, Welfare

Daniel Björkegren

Economics

Development, Industrial organization, Information technology, Mobile phones

Stephen Buka

Epidemiology

Behavioral and psychiatric disorders, Birth complications, Environmental hazards, Maternal and child health, Substance use

Kenneth Chay

Economics

Community health, Labor and health economics, Microeconomics

Pedro Dal Bó

Economics

Experimental economics, Game theory, Political economy

Kevin Escudero

American Studies

Community engagement, Comparative ethnic studies, Critical refugee studies, Immigration and citizenship, Social movements

Alison Field

Public Health

Eating disorders, Nutrition, Obesity, Public Health

Linford D. Fisher

History

Atlantic World, Colonial American, and Native American history, Forced migration and mobility, Religion, Slavery

Andrea Flores

Education

Adolescence and early adulthood, Anthropological demography, Citizenship, Education, Immigration and migration

Andrew Foster

Economics

Development, Education, Empirical microeconomics, Environment, Fertility, Health, Households, Human capital, Institutions, Labor economics, Marriage

Rachel Friedberg

Economics

Economics of immigration, Jewish social science, Labor economics

John Friedman

Economics

Education, Healthcare, Political economy, Public economics, Retirement, Taxation

Elizabeth Fussell

Population Studies and Environment and Society

Health effects of disasters and displacement, Mexican migration to the U.S., Population change after disasters, Transition to adulthood

Omar Galárraga

Public Health

Conditional economic incentives, economic evaluation and economic efficiency of health programs, HIV, Social Health Insurance

Oded Galor

Economics

Evolutionary economics, Growth and development, Population economics

Matthew Gutmann

Anthropology

Cultural anthropology, Gender and sexuality, Health, Migration, Reproductive health

Abigail Harrison

Public Health

Fertility and family planning, Gender, HIV/AIDS, Qualitative research

Justine Hastings

Economics

Behavioral economics, Firm strategy, Industrial organization, Public economics, Public policy, Regulation

Patrick Heller

Sociology

Comparative political economy, Democratization, Development, Political sociology, Social movements

J. Vernon Henderson

Economics

Urban and regional economics

Sociology

Disability, Family lives, Fertility and family planning, Transition to adulthood

Joseph Hogan

Public Health

Behavioral medicine, Causal inference, HIV/AIDS, Longitudinal data analysis, Missing data

Margot Jackson

Sociology

Children and families, Health, Inequality and poverty

Public Health

Built environment and access to health care, End of life care, Long-term care, Mental health, Palliative and hospice care, Pediatric pharmacoepidemiology

David Kertzer

Anthropology

Anthropological demography, Contemporary Italian society and politics, Demography, European historical demography, Political economy and family systems, Politics and culture, Religion, Vatican

Matthew Kraft

Education

Economics of education, Education policy analysis, School organizational capacity, Teacher effectiveness and evaluation, Teacher-parent communication

Caroline Kuo

Public Health

Resilience, Prevention, Family interventions, Gender- and developmentally tailored intervention science, Interdisciplinary collaboration

Jessaca Leinaweaver

Anthropology

Adoption, Aging, Anthropological demography, Caregiving, Childhood, Family, Gender, Migration, Reproduction

David P. Lindstrom

Sociology

Contraception, Fertility, Migration, Reproductive health

John Logan

Sociology

Family, Immigration, Migration, Political sociology, Race and ethnicity, Spatial analysis, Urban sociology

Laura López-Sanders

Sociology

Immigration, Organizational and institutional processes and outcomes, Public policy, Race and ethnic relations, Social Inequality

Eric Loucks

Public Health

Biomarkers, Coronary heart disease, Education, Epidemiology, Health

Glenn C. Loury

Economics

Cognitive theories of racial stigma, Dysfunctional social identity, Race and inequality, Racial affirmative action, Status transmission across generations

Mark Lurie

Public Health

Antiretroviral therapy, HIV/AIDS, Infectious diseases, Mathematical modeling, Migration

Anthropology

Anthropological demography, Bioethics, Global health, Health equity, Infectious disease, Mental illness, Migration, Population health, Postpartum period

Stephen McGarvey

Public Health

Global health, Human population biology, Non-communicable diseases, Nutrition transition

Stelios Michalopoulos

Economics

Culture, Development, Economic growth, Ethnicity, Folklore, Inequality, Institutions, Islam, Religion

Don Operario

Public Health

Behavioral and biomedical HIV prevention interventions, Health equity and social justice, Marginalized social identities and health, Sexual and gender minority populations

Emily Oster

Economics

Development economics, Health

Jayanti Owens

Sociology

Children and families, Demography, Education, Gender, Population health, Stratification, Work and organizations

John Papay

Education

Consequences of state tests, Postsecondary education choices, Teacher career growth, Teacher hiring and evaluation practices

Economics

Aging, Child health and well-being, Health, Inequality, Labor economics, Life course

Mark M. Pitt

Economics

Adult outcomes, Gender, Health, Households, Micro-credit programs, Migration, Nutrition

Louis Putterman

Economics

Comparative economic development, Human interaction, Income inequality, Inter-ethnic interactions, Social norms and institutions

David Rangel

Education

Educational inequality, Race and ethnicity, Social psychology, Social stratification

Emily Rauscher

Sociology

Stratification, Education, Health, Demography

David A. Savitz

Public Health

Fertility, Health risks from environmental exposures, Pregnancy

Andrew Schrank

Sociology

Migration, Health, Education and Training, Latin America

Jesse Shapiro

Economics

Industrial organization, Political economy

Daniel J. Smith

Anthropology

Anthropological demography, Corruption, HIV/AIDS, Medical anthropology, Migration, Pentecostal Christianity, Political culture

Bryce Steinberg

Economics

Development, Education, Health, Labor, Urban economics

Neil Thakral

Economics

Behavioral economics, Housing policy, Labor markets

Matthew Turner

Economics

Cities, Climate change, Transportation infrastructure, Urbanization

John Tyler

Education

Economics of education, Evaluation research, Quantitative methods

Leah VanWey

Sociology

Environment and development, Land change development, Migration, Population and environment

David Weil

Economics

Economic growth, Health, Population aging

Director of S4 | Sociology

Demography, Environment, Immigration, Population distribution, Social policy, Urban sociology